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11.4.10

Industry News

Duane DeSoto Wins Oxbow ASP World Longboard Championship

MAKAHA, Oahu/Hawaii (Thursday, November 4, 2010) – Duane DeSoto (HAW), 33, won the Oxbow ASP World Longboard Championship over Antoine Delpero (FRA), 25, clinching his first ASP World Longboard Title at his local break of Makaha after 17 years of ASP WLT competition. The Oxbow ASP World Longboard Championship was a standalone event, with Desoto’s

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11.3.10

Features

SURFER Remembers Andy Irons

Andy’s connection with SURFER magazine extended well beyond simply being its subject matter. The day then-publisher Rick Irons sat me down in his office to welcome me to the team I knew the family and the magazine were inextricably linked. With the addition of Andy’s cousin, Janna, to the team soon after that, those bonds

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11.2.10

Features

Andy Irons Passes Away

Sad news has made its way into the Surfer offices this afternoon as we’re hearing confirmed reports that 3X World Champion Andy Irons has passed away. At this time the cause of death is unknown, although sources inside the family say that he passed away en route from the World Tour event in Puerto Rico to

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11.2.10

Photos

20 Years of Slater

A look back at Surfer Poll winner Kelly Slater's staggering career

A look back at Surfer Poll winner Kelly Slater's staggering career.

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11.2.10

Features

Mentawai Tsunami Relief Update

While the earthquake/tsunami combo that devastated parts of the Mentawai Islands may not be on the international media radar right now, the catastrophe is far from over. Once again, surfers are on the front lines providing aid, supplies, and support wherever they can. Message from SURFER contributor Matt George: “I am currently aboard the Budydhari

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11.1.10

Industry News

HELP DESIGN REEF'S "WE HEART GUATEMALA" SANDAL & ENTER TO WIN A TRIP TO GUATEMALA!

(Carlsbad, CA)- October 25, 2010 – Reef announces the “We Heart Guatemala” Design Initiative which launches on Facebook today and will run through December 2010. Reef fans will be asked to participate in the design and marketing process of this particular sandal. This unique initiative is centered on a group of Guatemalan women who create

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11.1.10

Industry News

MATT MEOLA JOINS THE OXBOW TEAM/ MATT MEOLA NOUVELLE RECRUE DU TEAMOXBOW

Young 21 y.o Hawaiian surfer, Matt Meola is the new phenomenon of the surfing planet. Thanks to his aerial and aggressive style he became one of the most creative riders of his generation. Born and raised in Maui, he has a deep connection with the Ocean. Constantly looking for new sensations Matt often faces Jaws beyond any

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11.1.10

Industry News

Stephanie Gilmore Claims Fourth Consecutive ASP Women’s World Title in Puerto Rico

SOMEWHERE, Porta Del Sol/Puerto Rico (Monday, November 1, 2010) – Stephanie Gilmore (AUS), 22, has claimed her fourth, consecutive ASP Women’s World Title, making history at the Rip Curl Women’s Pro Search Puerto Rico. With her Quarterfinal win over Melanie Bartels (HAW), 28, Gilmore amassed enough points to knock sole remaining contender, Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS),

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10.29.10

Features

Picking The Perfect Winter Board

For most of us calling the various coastlines of the northern hemisphere home, the annual transition into winter means one thing: the surf comes back. Because of this, the deadening of leaves and the crisping of air evoke a Pavlovian response in wave-hunters the world over, an urge to call our shaper of choice and

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10.29.10

Industry News

Filtrate Eyewear Signs Surfer Damien Fahrenfort

South African born/Newport Beach based Dooma is ready to represent! SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., (October 22, 2010) Filtrate Eyewear is proud to announce the signing of South African born Damien Fahrenfort to the family. Now based out of Newport Beach, Dooma (as he is better know by his friends) is a powerful and progressive surfer. “We

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